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It is a method of teaching music without speaking, this is a very fun way to get any group working together. The objective of the workshop is to get the entire class to create one voice with their drums while learning the history of West African rhythms. By the end of this workshop, students will learn traditional songs, rhythms, and history.
- Develops self-awareness
- Learn to communicate without words and understand people from diverse backgrounds
- Learn to channel intense emotions
- Improve listening skills and ability to concentrate
Afro Fit was created by our former track and field athlete, Reckie Lloyd. It is a program that includes intense African cultural dance movements that use resistance, body weight, training, and cardio. We recommend this workshop if you’d like to get your heart pumping.
- Lean muscle development
- Coordination and flexibility
- Great for cardiovascular health
- Releases stress
This program offers the opportunity for students to experience a unique dance class that teaches movements passed on from generations to generations in West Africa. This dance style does not require a certain level of experience, it is open for anyone who is willing to have fun while learning. West African dance tells a story from one movement to another and allows students to submerge into another continent without travelling. This class is taught with live drumming to create a more authentic atmosphere.
- Supports cultural bridges
- Helps coordination
- Increases listening skills
- Promotes confidence
Wontanara is a word coming from a West African tribe (Susu) and means, we are friends, we will support each other, we are together. Students will experience the warm, high-energy sense of teamwork with Wontanara Workshop. This workshop will have an inviting atmosphere of fun, play, learning and togetherness in the spirit of West African drum and dance. Wontanara workshop is a combination of West African dance and drumming with sticks. This is a great way to become a better drummer and stay fit while having fun and working as a team to create one voice.
- Builds great teamwork skills
- Creates a sense of unity
- Helps coordination
- Teaches two skills at once (dancing & drumming)
DRUMSPEAK – $300
AFRO FIT – $200
WEST AFRICAN DANCE – $250
WONTANARA – $250
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